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The Vikings Uncovered

Dan Snow uncovers the lost Vikings in America with space archaeologist Dr Sarah Parcak. Sarah uses satellites 383 miles above the earth to spot ruins as small as 30cm buried beneath the surface. As Sarah searches for Viking sites from Britain to America, Dan explores how they voyaged thousands of miles when most ships never left the shoreline. He also tracks their expansion west, first as raiders and then as settlers and traders throughout Britain and beyond to Iceland and Greenland. In North America they excavate what could be the most westerly Viking settlement ever discovered.

DEVELOPMENT:
Lisa MacHale
Dudley Cruse.

Release date:

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 24 May 2016 01:05
BBC Two Scotland

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterDan Snow
PresenterSarah Parcak
Executive ProducerEamon Hardy
Executive ProducerCameron Balbirnie
Production ManagerSophie Chapman
Production CoordinatorKassi Jones
Production CoordinatorBianca Marks
Assistant ProducerLaura Nash
Assistant ProducerRebecca Palmer
ResearcherTom Horne
ProducerHarvey Lilley
DirectorHarvey Lilley

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